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The best snowshoes, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on April 4, 2022. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
Tubbs Flex ALP Backcountry
$170 - $239
user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
MSR Evo Trail Recreational
$112 - $149
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
MSR Lightning Trail Hiking
$200 - $239
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Crescent Moon Gold 12 Running
$220
user rating: 4 of 5 (25)
MSR Lightning Ascent Backcountry
$320 - $349
user rating: 4 of 5 (7)
Tubbs Wilderness Series Hiking
$145 - $219
user rating: 4 of 5 (5)
MSR Evo Ascent Hiking
$200 - $209
user rating: 4 of 5 (3)
MSR Revo Ascent Hiking
$260 - $289
user rating: 4 of 5 (3)
Tubbs Flex TRK Recreational
$115 - $214
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Atlas Spindrift Backcountry
$250
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Tubbs Panoramic Hiking
$206 - $269
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
MSR Lightning Tails Accessory
$60 - $64
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Crescent Moon Gold Series 10 Backcountry
$240
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
MSR Lightning Explore Hiking
$280 - $299
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Atlas Access Series Hiking
$120 - $169
user rating: 3 of 5 (5)
Tubbs Mountaineer Series Backcountry
$200 - $269
user rating: 3 of 5 (3)
MSR Revo Explore Hiking
$220 - $249
user rating: 3 of 5 (2)
Outbound Snowshoe Recreational
$100
user rating: 3 of 5 (1)
Crescent Moon Eva All-Foam Snowshoe Recreational
$159 - $178
user rating: 2.5 of 5 (3)
Tubbs Frontier Series Recreational
$180
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
MSR Shift Recreational
$90 - $109
TSL Symbioz Elite Backcountry
$280
user rating: 5 of 5 (5)
MSR Denali Evo Ascent Backcountry
$200 MSRP
 
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
L.L.Bean Winter Walker Recreational
$59 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Dion Snowshoes 121 Running
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Northern Lites Backcountry Backcountry
$269 MSRP
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (6)
Atlas 10 Series Recreational
$200 MSRP
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
Atlas 9 Series Recreational
$160 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Yukon Charlie's Back Country Hiking
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Redfeather Hike Recreational
$130 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
GV Snowshoes Mountain Extreme Backcountry
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Garneau White Everest Backcountry
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Faber Bear Paw - Heavy Duty Lacing Wooden
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Maine Guide Snowshoes Rabbit Hunter Wooden
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Wilcox and Williams Ojibwa Wooden
$329 MSRP
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Ganka GKSII Snowshoes Recreational
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Redfeather Explore Series Hiking
$150 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
Tubbs Flex NRG Hiking
$180 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
Atlas Elektra 10 Series Backcountry
$200 MSRP
 
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
L.L.Bean Snowshoe Bag Accessory
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Yukon Charlie's Trail Series 930 Recreational
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
British Military Surplus Snowshoes
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Redfeather Race Series Running
$270 MSRP
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (8)
Atlas 12 Series Hiking
$270 MSRP
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (2)
Little Bear Trek FTC Recreational
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (1)
Redfeather Trek Series Hiking
$170 MSRP
user rating: 3 of 5 (17)
Bigfoot Snowshoes ADV Adventure Series Recreational
user rating: 3 of 5 (5)
Atlas 8 Series Recreational
$140 MSRP

Recent Snowshoe Reviews

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
MSR Lightning Trail

New for Fall 2022, this is an early look at MSR's Lightning Trail snowshoes updated with new Paraglide bindings. A rugged, but lightweight shoe meant for rolling terrain. Great for folks who won't be climbing mountains and now easier to get on and off your feet.   New shoes, old snow MSR has been making great snowshoes for a long time, but that doesn't stop them from trying to make them better. In recent years they have changed the bindings on their Lightning Ascent and Revo Ascent models to use… Full review

rated 1 of 5 stars
Tubbs Frontier Series

Error-prone. Very poor quality. Totally unsuitable for difficult terrain, steep hills with deep snow, walking beween the trees with deep snow. The binding is very primitive and error-prone. Never go on steep hills with deep snow using these. Never go in the forest in deep snow. The buckles release all of the time. I often use snowshoes in very demanding terrain in Norway. Tubbs Frontier is totally unsuitable and even hazardous for this. I have had Tubbs XD Hunter, and these are absolutely wonderful… Full review

rated 1.5 of 5 stars
MSR Revo Explore

Snowshoe deck failed at front where it goes up. Both snowshoes fractured or cracked at that location. Snowshoes are a little wide.   I used my snowshoes for four years and after my second hike this year with the shoes I noticed both were fractured at a critical area. I don't know how long it has been but MSR could not send new decks and if they did it would cost me $100. Warranty is 3 years; I used them 3.5 years. Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Outbound Snowshoe

Plastic bindings and the flat edged hooks that you hook the bindings into are almost impossible to pull tight. Having never had snowshoes before I'm not sure what the expensive ones are like. My main problem with them is the plastic bindings and the "metal hooks," not sure what the material is. I think they should use a better binding material.  I wound up making a little roller to go over the "metal" hooks and it is much easier to do them up. Like a previous reviews states, there is nowhere to… Full review

rated 0.5 of 5 stars
GV Snowshoes Wide Trail

These snowshoes are complete garbage. NOT WORTH what they charge for them...had to replace bindings after about 10 uses. The cheap plastic clamps on the sides that are riveted to the snowshoe crack. Total junk. Inferior product. And not to mention constantly having to stop and always tighten the bindings. Junk junk junk My advice—stay away from GV. Even after they sent me replacement bindings, they failed as well.  Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Dion Snowshoes 121

I've used my Dion lightweight snowshoes for snowshoe running and races for 10 years. They are the best! Easy to repair—take into a shoe repair shop for new rivets after 7 years. Parts easily available. Have done up to 8 races in a season. They have had lots of use and keep on going. Recommend 100%! Have said enough above. They are exceptionally strong snowshoes. Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Bigfoot Snowshoes ADV Adventure Series

I purchased both these and Atlas branded snowshoes. The Bigfoot snowshoes have held up after 8 years; where the bindings on the Atlas branded snowshoes cracked and fell apart. I've used these snowshoes for 8 years now, including a number of 7+ day pulk camping trips. Total travel distance is about 2000km and these snow snowshoes have held up where my more expensive Atlas-branded ones bought at the same time fell apart. These snowshoes are easy to adjust and the plastic bindings remain flexible. Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Tubbs Wilderness Series

These are the best snowshoes! Easy on and off and the binding is super easy! Love them ❄️😍 Went snowshoeing and these shoes are the best! Super easy binding :) Full review

rated 1 of 5 stars
Atlas Run

I am a woman (shoe size 6-7) and this snowshoe did not work for me at all. I bought these snowshoes to run in and could not even hike for any distance in them as I was constantly fiddling with straps etc... Atlas snowshoes used to have a good reputation but the quality has gone downhill. The strap is too rigid so it is hard to stretch them into the required slots. Even so, they slip off after walking for a few minutes. So, impossible to run in. Perhaps someone with bigger feet would have more success,… Full review